NZIFST Announces its Premier Award Winners for 2014
NZIFST JC Andrews Award recipient for 2014
The RON HOOKER AWARD for Exemplary Service
This award is to recognise significant past or current service or contribution to the NZIFST, developing the affairs of the Institute, its Branches or Divisions. The award has been established to honour and recognise the outstanding contribution given by RON HOOKER to the NZIFST since its formation in 1965.
The NZIFST Distinguished Service Award for the Dairy Industry
NZIFST 2014 Food Industry EXCELLENCE AWARDS
These awards recognise excellence in individuals and teams and are open to any company or employee(s) of any sector of the New Zealand food and beverage industry. You do not have to be a member of the NZIFST.
The 2014 AWARD WINNERS are:
ECOLAB Award for Excellence in ECO-EFFICIENCY
Inghams Enterprises Environment Management System
WASTE MANAGEMENT (NZ) Award for Excellence in LEADERSHIP
Keith Neylon (Blue River Dairy)
EUROFINS Award for Excellence in SERVICE or SUPPLY
Peter Bailey (Food Tech Solutions)
NZ FOOD INNOVATION NETWORK Award for Excellence in INNOVATION
Blue River Dairy R&D Team
AIFST CAREER PLANNING TOOLS - NZIFST MEMBERS ONLY
NZIFST is pleased to provide this set of Career Planning Tools, orginally developed by the AIFST, to be used by members to assist them as they navigate their career in the food industry. The CPT package summarises the stages of career planning, offers a number of tools to help individuals evaluate their progress and plan future actions at each stage. It also provides a comprehensive list of career options, categorised both by type of work environment and by job description.
NZIFST MEMBERS ONLY - PASSWORD REQUIRED.
NZIFST introduces its new FIT programme
FIT replaces the "Crash Courses" which have run successfully for over 2 years.
FIT offers a similar short course format but the focus is on professional development to keep you and the food industry "fit".
2013 NZIFST AWARDS WINNERS
J C ANDREWS AWARD
JC Andrews Award 2013: Torben Sorensen
(L to R): Amber Davies (on behalf of Ross Davies), Keith Johnston, Margot Skinner, President Cathy McArdle, David Illingworth, Alan Baldwin, John Birch
Excellence in INNOVATION
(Sponsored by MPI)
(L to R): Kerry Johnson (Soulo), Andre Roberts, on behalf of Chloe Pizzato (Fonterra Brands), WINNER: Megan Howard (JH Whittaker & Sons), Carol Barnao (MPI)
Excellence in ECO-EFFICIENCY
(Sponsored by Ecolab)
Derrick Lauchlan (Aurecon) & Robin Piggott (Dominion Salt), WINNER: Andre Kruger & Natasha Furze (FBNZ Te Roto), David Lowry (Ecolab)
Excellence in LEADERSHIP
(Sponsored by Jasol New Zealand)
Graham Green & Jack Vollebregt (Greenlea Premier Meats), WINNER: Juli Mercer (Hansells), Andre Wojtowicz (Jasol)
Excellence in SERVICE or SUPPLY
Sponsored by NZIFST
(L to R): David Anstice (ATEED), WINNER: Jenny Dee on behalf of the NZIFST/CREST Student Product Development Challenge Team, President Cathy McArdle, Bob Olayo (FF Instrumentation)
NZIFST, the New Zealand Institute of Food Science and Technology, is the professional link uniting people in the food industry who apply science and technology to the processing and distribution of foods.
The Institute is committed to the promotion and advancement of Food Science and Technology, one of New Zealands most important industries and professions. Through regular Branch meetings, a fortnightly email newsletter, technical seminars and workshops, and an annual conference, a high level of member contact and participation is maintained.
At every opportunity, our members are invited to share their knowledge, experience and ideas and discuss industry developments, issues and concerns.
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